Clean Air Act
By Lori A. Burkhart
Gas-fired power is king today, but fuel diversity needs and new technologies may open the door for nuclear and coal.
The nation's demand for electricity is expected to grow by over 40 percent in the next 20 years, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Meeting that need will require a great number of new generating plants. The burning question is, what will fuel these new plants?
EPA director steps down, and tells you why.
Experts debate whether Bush’s Clear Skies plan on power plant emissions clears the way for better emissions technologies.
The Brink of Ruin?